It’s that time of year again, that reflective time between Christmas and the New Year when the media makes lists for us to review, lots of lists. Whether it’s a newspaper, magazine, T.V. or the internet we are inundated with the top ten (name item here) of 2009 and this year we also have the top items of the decade as well.
So who am I to buck the trend? Here is a list of “Best Books of 2009: Children’s Books” according to “January Magazine”. This online magazine specializes in all things books and book related. It is a great site to check out if you are trying to find a reason to procrastinate, or even if you are not.
So here they are, the best children’s books of 2009:
- The Choir Boats by Daniel A. Rabuzzi (ChiZine Publications) 406 pages
- Duck! Rabbit! by Amy Krouse Rosenthal and Tom Lichtenheld (Chronicle Books)
- The Genius Wars by Catherine Jinks
- Guinevere’s Gamble by Nancy McKenzie (Alfred A. Knopf)
- Me and You by Geneviéve Coté (Kids Can Press)
- Me, Myself and Ike by K.L. Denman (Orca Books) 194 pages
- Smudge’s Mark by Claudia Osmond (Simply Read Books)
- Time of Trial: Volume 4, The Laws of Magic by Michael Pryor
- This Little Bunny Can Bake by Janet Stein (Schwartz & Wade) 40 pages
- The Tree That Time Built selected by Mary Ann Hoberman and Linda Winston (Source Jabberwocky) 309 pages
- Willow by Julia Hoban (Dial) 329 pages
For a full review and description of each book, please check out the site.
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